Job Title: Registered Nurse 2- NICU- 12 Hour Night Shift
Department: Neonatal Intensive Care
Specialty: Neonatal Intensive Care
Job Number: 2022-1613
Date Posted: 05/09/2022
Position Type: Nursing-In-Patient
Registered Nurse 2- Neonatal ICU
12 hour- Night Shift
Consider bringing your expertise to a dynamic unit at a leading academic medical center
Ranked among the top academic medical centers in America, Rush University Medical Center is transforming the patient experience and setting new standards for quality of care.
NICU staff are excited to have moved to Rush's new Tower facility featuring all private rooms and latest technology
NICU staff carry devices with advance communication technology to maintain constant contact with their infants' physiological parameters
We offer a Care by Parent Program, an internationally recognized Breastfeeding Program and provide developmentally supportive care to our patients.
NICU is part of the Rush Pediatric Patient and Family Advisory Council
Position is for night 12 hour shifts (7P-7A) (72 hours per payperiod)
Evidence Based Interventions
Participates in the collection of data to support unit based quality initiatives, research and evidence based activities. Utilizes system wide resources to support decision making and action.
Recognizes patterns/groupings of problems in a specific patient population that require investigation and initiates actions to address. Communicates current evidence-based information with peers.
Relationships and Caring
Establishes a caring, therapeutic relationship with patients and families through effective communication, acknowledgement of patient/family perceptions of health and illness and mutual goal setting for optimal outcomes.
Collaborates consistently and effectively with other disciplines and services to meet the needs of patients/families.
Utilizes competent assessment skills to holistically evaluate the physical and psychosocial needs of patients and families. Demonstrates the ability to prioritize care for complex patients based on knowledge acquired from previous clinical experiences.
Recognizes changes in patient status and consistently responds effectively.
Demonstrates consistent safe and effective use of medical devices in the delivery of patient care. Demonstrates accountability for implementing policies related to safe and effective administration of medications.
Assesses patient safety needs consistently and implements appropriate strategies (fall precautions, infection control, suicide risk patient identification) to minimize risk. Individualizes teaching plans based on a thorough assessment to meet the learning needs of patients and families.
Demonstrates the ability to provide education to staff and students on the unit. Demonstrates beginning leadership skills related to patient care.
Delegates effectively and consistently to optimize patient outcomes. Demonstrates accountability for own professional practice, including progress toward achievement of annual goals.
Bachelor's degree (BSN) required; Master's (MSN) preferred.
Current state of Illinois Registered Nurse licensure required
RN experience in a Level II or III NICU required.
Ability to work 12 hour nights (7P-7A)
Current CPR certification- BLS required; successful completion of ACLS after 6 months required.
Work requires the ability to walk throughout the Medical Center and to be standing or walking most of the designated shift
Work requires the ability to walk throughout the Medical Center and to be standing or walking most of the designated shift. Work requires lifting or carrying objects 35-40lbs. and lifting and positioning patients
The ability to check documents for errors, use a keyboard to enter or retrieve data, and closely examine specimens, images or reports is required.
Work conditions include performing procedures where carelessness could result in injury or illness and/or contact with potentially infectious materials and/or strong chemical agents
Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 664 licensed beds.
Rush was ranked Best Hospital in Illinois for Nurses in 2017 by Nurse.org.
For the fourth consecutive time, all three Rush System hospitals have received an "A" grade for patient safety from the Leapfrog Group.
As one of the most popular cities in the nation, Chicago is a cultural, historical and diverse city. Chicago in known for its sports teams, museums and vibrant theater community.
Rush offers a competitive salary, and valuable healthy living benefits including: health, dental and vision to help you maintain and improve your health. Rush also offers several ways to invest in your future.
Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.
Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.